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Search engine marketing or SEM is the process of gaining and increasing website traffic. It includes not only SEO but also CPM (cost per impression) and PPC (pay per click or cost per click) advertising, to increase visibility through both organic results and paid search results respectively. On Upwork, companies hire experienced SEM consultants and SEO experts to manage their SEO and PPC campaigns and provide them with professional search engine optimization and Internet marketing services.

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On average, 370 Search engine marketing (SEM) projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Search engine marketing (SEM) Freelancer Feedback Score

Search engine marketing (SEM) Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.56.

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  1. Melanie Feltham

    Melanie Feltham

    MBA, BSc, BA Expert Online Marketing Consultant

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Are you getting the most out of your online presence? Do you use the language your customers use when they are searching for you? Is your website under-performing and you are not sure why? Do your customers and clients know why you do business and why they should care? I am an expert in web presence for business. A great online presence starts with great copywriting and content and builds with a consistent marketing campaign across channels that is targeted to the people who really love you. Whether it is website copy, social media marketing, or paid advertising, I offer full review of your website and marketing campaigns and let you know what you can do to improve sales using your online avenues. We can even start from scratch. My clients see consistent and often dramatic improvement using my recommendations and techniques and are thrilled with the results. Superior research skills and a background in consumer psychology and business allow me to determine exactly who your target market is and how to reach them. I keep up to date with the latest in marketing news and developments, particularly with respect to digital marketing (social media, SEO, SEM). I have developed and executed marketing plans and marketing materials for companies in industries such as travel/tourism, the arts, finance, wealth management, business services, real estate, luxury goods, and hospitality. These materials included newsletters, press releases, brochures, website copy, blogs, Facebook business pages, articles, Google ads, magazine and newspaper print ads, and general correspondence. I have also run successful Google Adwords campaigns and can create and run a campaign for you that will receive amazing results including designing ad copy that will result in conversions! In plain language that means your ads will receive clicks that result in a new client, customer or lead. Want to tap into the digital world and find out what the internet can do for your business? Invite me to interview!

    $75.00 /hr
    2,298 hours
    4.99
  2. Sonia Boukelif

    Sonia Boukelif

    10 Yrs Experience | AdWords Certified | Analytics | SEO | CRO | SMO

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 26

    With over 10 years’ of online marketing experience, I have worked client-side and agency-side helping small family-owned & operated business to some of the largest brands in the United States such as, Discover Financial Services improve their online visibility and profitability. I also own a full-service online marketing company, WebSights Improved LLC, specializing in Pay-Per-Click Advertising (PPC), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Marketing (SMM), and Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO). I design ROI-focused strategies to increase not just traffic, but sales. I make people more money. I don't care about rankings or traffic...all I care about is how much I can make you. I create a customized strategy to meet your needs and a plan to deliver the return-on-investment I demand for every one of my clients. Unlike at other agencies, where you get passed off to “junior consultants,” you’ll work with me—directly—as soon as you become a client. Connect with me on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/soniaboukelif

    $100.00 /hr
    77 hours
    5.00
  3. Heather M.

    Heather M.

    Marketing Copywriter, eBook Writer, Business Communications Consultant

    United States - Last active: 04/03/2013

    They say if you want something done fast, well and cheap, the best you’ll ever get is two out of three. However, you can get your marketing content creation, copywriting and ghostwriting needs met fast, well and affordably – if you hire me. As a copywriter/editor, Fortune-500-executive speechwriter and marketing communications manager with 18+ years of experience, I’m at my best when delivering compelling, crystal-clear content that keeps audiences hooked. As a creative writer with produced stage and television credits, I’m called to breathe new life into subject matter previously considered dry, boring or terminally unexciting. I’ve spent most of my career supporting the efforts of large corporations (Sony, Disney, News Corporation, BNY/Mellon and Wells Fargo). Now I’m focused on writing and publishing e-books and other content focused on making people’s lives better, as well as ghostwriting for fellow author-publisher-entrepreneurs and supporting small-to-medium-sized businesses in effectively communicating to their audiences. (I’m also available for C-Level speechwriting, corporate communications strategy and marcom planning at different rates.) In short, please call on me to deliver the quality content or copy you need at any stage of your project, from initial concept to content creation to marketing and PR materials. Thank you for considering me and best of luck to you in your endeavors.

    $60.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Marcus Coelho

    Marcus Coelho

    Digital Marketing Consultant and SEO Specialist in Brazil.

    Brazil - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    Check my porfolio: https://www.behance.net/marcuscoelho SEO Strategic analysis, keywords analysis and media analysis (Google Analytics). Sitemap, relevancy and PageRank techniques. W3C rules, META TAGS and linkbuilding. Geo reference for GPS devices and geo location for Google Maps and Places. ADVERTISING Creation of campaigns and promotional materials (ads, posts, banners) Sponsored Links and ad words. Content Management (blog) Articles and posts topics suggestions based on the project keywords. Production of all relevant content for internet campaign. Critical data for content structure to improve the PageRank. SOCIAL Social bookmarking and Social network marketing. Promotion of the campaign in the major social networks. You Tube Manager and Customer Care.

    $16.67 /hr
    133 hours
    4.62
  5. Celita R.

    Celita R.

    Operations, Administration, and Writing

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4

    Recently left a position with one of the world's "100 Best Global Brands" (as ranked by Interbrand). Last position held was in Wealth Management, where I managed an Operations area within the Customer Services Department. Most recently have worked for companies doing internet marketing, Wordpress sites, ecommerce, Google analytics, reporting, spreadsheeting, systems improvement, process documentation, quality assurance, systems training, copywriting, blogging, ghostwriting, and staff training. Also, have worked onsite doing receptionist work with multi-line phones, calendar management, email management, personal assistant work, and data entry. I started my career as an administration assistant and worked my way up, so have all skills from bottom to top of the range. I have been using computers since I was seven, so am comfortable with technology. I am also a lifelong learner, so I watch tutorials and take online courses to stay up to speed with new technologies and software. I'm looking for 40 hours a week, and don't mind taking a few smaller positions that add up to that.. I'm looking for variety and am reliable and consistent.

    $17.78 /hr
    923 hours
    5.00
  6. Margaret L Hartmann

    Margaret L Hartmann

    Copywriter and Online Marketing Specialist

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 12

    Too often, online marketers get caught up in chasing the next fad. But doing more business online is, at the heart of it, very similar to doing more business offline. Relationships are what's important, and hacks and tricks only go so far. I'm not your ordinary freelancer. I sometimes describe myself as "a writer who's not afraid of numbers." My drive to understand the written word and the world of business has given me an unusual collection of experiences and skills: -I'm an experienced copywriter who has created sales letters and other marketing materials for businesses several industries. -I'm a Google Partner, with certification in AdWords, Bing, and Google Analytics. I've successfully managed PPC programs with monthly spend ranging from under $1,000 to close to $45,000. I've also designed and run website split testing programs for clients. ***Please note that my rate for PPC is $50/hour.**** -In the past, I worked in publishing as a writer and editor for about 10 years, giving me a solid grounding in proper editorial procedures and standards, what materials sell, and the financial considerations involved in publishing a book. I've found that a lot of the business skills I've learned in this world are highly transferable to other industries. -I've been managing my own web-based businesses on the side since 2003. To any project, I bring a drive for thoroughness, patience, good judgment, and a deep investment in seeing my clients meet and exceed their goals. Your success is my success. I constantly test and look for data to support decisions. For my clients' ultimate benefit, I constantly seek out new learning opportunities (conferences, webinars, workshops, etc...). Finally, I'm highly dependable: I'm very selective about the commitments I make to insure that when I do take on a project I not only meet my responsibilities but hopefully knock it out of the park. I'm most interested in projects that allow me to work with a website's marketing needs in a holistic manner. Rather than push the particular solutions I can personally offer, such as AdWords or a content marketing campaign, I much prefer to analyze the needs of that particular business and come up with a plan that will address what's most needed, in the most effective way. If I don't think that a certain marketing technique will work well for you, I'll tell you so. I also work best with clients who understand that good results take time. I audit the work of others frequently, and have seen the consequences of going for the quick win without attention to long-term profitability. Sample Results (see also portfolio section below): -Created an extensive remarketing program with the highest ROI in an individual campaign at over 800%. For this client I have also been successful at cutting spend (in the case of one campaign as much as 88%) while maintaining sales. -Another client brought me on board to see if a display campaign set up by a previous consultant could be optimized further. When auditing the campaign I identified changes to the targeting that led to a 600% increase in leads. -I improved the click-through-rate (CTR) of an assisted living facility by 1700%, while halving the cost per click and raising the average position. -Through testing, I achieved ad-level CTRs as high as 12.28% (average 2.56%) for a WordPress developer. These results are for non-branded keywords. Client Comments (see also oDesk reviews): "Just took a look inside the account. You've really turned around the conversion rate. Thanks again for the great work on this." "I really appreciate your weekly reports, and how you provide a different perspective on the account's performance and what can be improved each time." "Your audit and keyword research has been extremely helpful to us in thinking about our business." [This client, a web developer, liked my analysis so much that they've hired me to provide the same service for their own clients.] "Thanks for the detailed report. This is a great start. Today we had 3 leads come in within 1h and 30m. That is highly unusual." I'd be delighted to discuss your online marketing program and what I can do to help.

    $40.00 /hr
    860 hours
    5.00
  7. Gabrielle N.

    Gabrielle N.

    Social Media Strategist Specialist and Copywriter

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

    Your copy and social media marketing are more than just words; your readers want to know WHY you do business, so they can align with your brand without reading a bottomless pit of words. Build brand awareness and drive loyalty to create repeat customers and conversions. I love writing, innovating on social media strategy, and making your ideas jump off the page to inspire your customers. My work is simple, succinct, and clutter free, while still giving your customers a creative experience that will inspire them to purchase. While I might be the one behind the keyboard, my job is to help YOUR voice come alive, align with your customer base, and help build your brand. Creative. Insightful. Efficient. If your business needs marketing consulting, web copy, social media marketing, social media strategy, SEO, Press Releases, brochures, mailers, or anything short of the kitchen sink, I can help make your business jump off the page and convert sales.

    $44.44 /hr
    1,180 hours
    5.00
  8. Tanya B.

    Tanya B.

    Certified Social Media Practitioner, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads

    India - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    8+ years extensive experience in Digital Marketing for worldwide customers - Specialist in Search Engine Optimization and Social Media marketing especially Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads and Linkedin Ads. - Create and convert leads, engage customers in the digital space - Proficient in developing strategies for brand building within Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, Linked In, Instagram etc. - Performance tracking and improvising digital marketing campaigns through different web analytics and social media analytics tools - Work experience spanning USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc. has resulted in rich experience of working in cross-cultural atmosphere and international teams I also have experience in basic HTML & CSS coding using Dream weaver and in editing photos using Adobe Photoshop.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $25.00 /hr
    3,256 hours
    4.97
  9. Jean-François Stalder

    Jean-François Stalder

    Digital Marketing Consultant & Project Manager

    Switzerland - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    My name is Jean-François Stalder, I'm a native french speaker from Switzerland and co-founder of the website: www.pme-website.ch. As a digital marketing consultant, I can offer the following services for your company: - Digital Marketing Strategy - PPC campaign adwords setup and management - Social Media Management - Search Engine Optimisation - Emailing Marketing You can have a look at the different services in the website: www.pme-website.ch Highly adaptable to simultaneous demands, organizational skills, results driven, entrepreneurial spirit, creative thinker and problem solver which understands and appreciates cultural differences. Work experience includes mainly in online marketing field such as Digital Jungle, a social influence marketing agency, in the Search Engine Marketing area. I am a strong team player, keen learner, aspires to work in an environment with actively new challenges. With my cultural experience in many countries and a degree in business management, I will strive to achieve the company’s goals. The position as a Search Marketing Assistant in a digital marketing company in Beijing, China complement well with my academic experience in an international firm. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing & Innovation, from the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland. Many classes in the program focused on Online Marketing and Marketing & Innovation. The practical knowledge that I learned during my studies permits me to work on real projects and has helped me develop a critical approach. I have developed a passion and enthusiasm for marketing and sales as a result of managing my own e-commerce website. Having the opportunity to maintain close relationships with customers helps me to understand their needs. Although I never had the opportunity to work in a marketing department, the experience I have gained with several companies has made me aware of the importance of this field. I consider myself to be a highly ambitious person with a keen eye for learning and a strong desire for new challenges and experiences. I appreciate interaction with all kinds of people and enjoy building relationships. My educational background, experiences, interests and lifestyle have helped me to develop Presentation, Persuasive, Intercultural, Analytical and Computer Skills. During my studies, I had a great opportunity to participate to China's Urbanization Seminar Program. The Insight CHINA Seminar (Doing Business in China) was based on several topics such as: Huawei Technologies Switzerland AG, Intellectual Property Rights in China, Cultural Awareness Workshop, Leadership and Strategy, Entering the Chinese Market, Sustainable Urbanization, etc.

    $20.00 /hr
    34 hours
    5.00
  10. Clint L.

    Clint L.

    SEO Expert, 13 Years Experience - Panda, Hummingbird, Penguin, Disavow

    United States - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 1

    My name is Clint Lenard and I was born in the US (English speaker). I have spent over 12 years practicing Search Engine Optimization, for myself and clients. I've helped many companies skyrocket their traffic in a short matter of time. I have also been involved in Affiliate Marketing for nearly 10 years, which includes SEO, PPC, Social Media, Email Marketing, Content Marketing, etc. I can help you in the planning, development and implementation of SEO and Content marketing strategies, whether you're a small mom and pop shop or a Fortune 500 company. I take my job seriously and I care about my clients' success. I have never failed a client, because I always make sure they're happy with the work I've provided. * Search Engine Optimization - Panda (all), Penguin (all), Hummingbird Experience * SEO Audits (exhaustive and basic) * Link Building/Acquisition * Link Detox * Disavow Tool * GA, Webmasters Tools (WMT), etc. * Email Outreach * SEM Rush, Ahrefs, Majestic, RavenTools, CognitiveSEO, etc. * Advanced SEO tactics * Conversion Rate Optimization * Local and International SEO * Ecommerce SEO * Startup SEO * Blogging Expert * Years of experience in developing content marketing strategies * Affiliate Marketing * PPC Pay Per Click Advertising * Facebook Advertising * Social Media marketing

    $85.00 /hr
    59 hours
    5.00